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Composting 101

May 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm


Join for a presentation from Alastair Ong, UConn Certified Master Composter about his easy, low-maintenance method for composting.

Composting reduces household waste and turns it into a nourishing and valuable soil amendment for your garden, flower beds, and grass. Come learn how to get started!

Special Notes
Benefits of Composting

Enriches soil, helping retain moisture and suppress plant diseases and pests.
Reduces the need for chemical fertilizers.
Encourages the production of beneficial bacteria and fungi that break down organic matter to create humus, a rich mutrient-filled material.
Reduces methane emissions from landfills and lowers your carbon footprint.

Come and learn a Master Composter’s Secret Recipe
for the easiest, low maintenance composting recipe.

Food and yard wastes can easily be turned into a nourishing and valuable soil amendment. Discover the drives of the decomposition process, find out how to troubleshoot and avoid problems, and become aware of the many benefits of compost. “Black gold”, revered by gardeners for how it enriches the soil, also reduces wastes sent to landfills or incinerators as well as reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) and other powerful greenhouse gasses. All that and it’s easy and free.

Join Alastair Ong, Esq. a certified UConn Master Composter, who has been composting in his small NYC apartment for 25 years.


May 17
11:00 am - 12:00 pm